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FOX News
Dec 5, 2012 7:00pm PST
the money for yourself. obama will be there on monday in detroit to answer personally whether he's planning to give the city any money. there's certainly precedent. it's happened before and it will happen against with the pension systems. >> greta: president ford did it with new york in the '70s. there's precedent. the problem is we don't have any money. >> we're out of money and i don't know where this ends. credit to the council woman. i think that's refreshing in politics. usually they're trying to be more tactful with these sorts of things. weesh out owe're out of money. obviously the prison and the democratic internet have some leverage but where does this end? we're talking hundreds of millions for detroit. what's don the pike? california is the eighth largest economy and californiaill need bailt pretty soon. i just don't think is really going to make it through congress. i think detroit's problems are deeper than any bailout can solve from washington. they have to tackle this themselves. >> greta: it's terrible what's happened in a lot of cities especially like detroit and it didn't
FOX News
Dec 5, 2012 10:00pm PST
're going to constantly need money. >>> president obama gets slammed by a very unhappy citizen. wait to you hear what the sides is saying and you will. you tell us. is he justified. >>> in two minutes, if you think lawmakers aren't doing enough to solve our fiscal problems take a look at this former senator, he's going to extreme measures to avoid the cliff. why does he think this wild video will help? more of the video you can't miss in just two minutes. there is no mass-produced human. every human being is unique. and there is one store that recognizes it. the sleep nuer store. the only place in the world you'll find the extraordinarily comfortable sleep number experience. an exclusive collection of innovations that totally individualize your sleep. perfectly comfortable pillows that adjust to your size and shape. temperature-balancing bedding. dual warmth comforters. all designed around the sleep number bed: a bed with dual-air technology that allows you to adjust to the support your body needs. each of your bodies. in the name of human individuality: the sleep number collection. discove
FOX News
Dec 6, 2012 2:00am PST
it will go for another vote. >>> nah, dthank you, diane. she helped raise money for president obama's reelection and now it looks like the white house may be getting ready to thank her. >> it is the earth like you have never seen it before. an amazing view of the planet after hours. let's check in with steve doocy first to see what's coming up on fox and friends. >> that is a cool picture. >> coming up on fox and friends about 13 men's franyone's were . we have heard the comments on guns and the gun culture in the nfl. jerome bettis is here to respond. also on the program michelle malcolm bob massi and former heavy weight champion of the world mike tyson is here. top of the hour fox and friends right here on the fox news channel. >> it is now 10 minutes until the top of the hour. here are quick headlines for you. the white house is dodging questions about a possible ambassador anna wintor. he won't engage in speculation about personal appointments. the editor in chief of vogue is r rumored to become the ambassador to france or the u.k. she is one of obama's biggest fund raisers. >>
ABC
Dec 6, 2012 4:30am EST
. >> and a boost for those >> president obama has declared d.c. a disaster area, opening up federal money to help cover emergency work and repairs from the storm. and to protect against future disasters. chris christie expected to be in d.c. today pressing for more aid following hurricane sandy. the new jersey governor wants full federal reimbursement for some storm-related cost. debris removal may not be able to continue unless fully reimbursed. >> it's 35 degrees. very cold this morning. >> especially compared to last several days. >> you definitely want to dress appropriately for the weather today. the last couple days you probably were in short sleeves by the afternoon. but today you need a long sleeves. you need to bundle up. we have clear skies overhead, so it will end up being beautiful. we have more clouds approaching from the west. that will move in late tonight. temperatures this morning between 25 degrees and 30 degrees colder than yesterday morning, so you feel the difference. 30 degrees at dulles, 27 in gaithersburg, 30 in culpeper. our forecast, mostly sunny. cooler than average, by
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 4:00pm EST
a visit to president obama today, asking for money to help rebuild. >> reporter: the deans are packing what they can salvage from their new jersey home. >> 20 years of collectible cinderella stuff that my husband -- sorry. my husband started collecting it for me, ever since we started dating. >> reporter: everything else is lost. their seaside heights community took a direct hit from the storm, which destroyed 80% of the town. police chief thomas boyd said, with federal help, the town will rebuild. >> seaside heights is never leaving. we're going to rebuild and we're staying. >> reporter: governor chris christie worked closely with the president. now he's going to washington to ask directly for help. >> with damage like this, stretching for miles, governor chris christie said, new jersey will need $37 billion to repair the damage. >> reporter: after meeting at the white house, christie met with members of congress to tell them what new jersey needs. new york's governor did the same earlier this week. they said the president is committed to helping
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2012 12:00am PST
care." logically you would assume a mystery donor would be somebody that would give their money to the obama campaign. well, we'd be wrong on that. our pro-choice dream acting supporting fan of socialized health care, mystery mega donor is none other than billionaire casino mogul sheldon adelson. that's right, you remember that guy. the man who shelled out nearly $150 million on republicans during the 2012 elections. in an interview with "the wall street journal," adelson admits he's basically a social liberal, a social liberal who has vowed to double down on his donations to republican campaigns, obviously unphased by his sweeping losses on election night. so what drives a social liberal to become the kingmaker of the republican party? during the election, adelson told politico, one of his motivations was self-defense. adelson's las vegas sands corporation was under two federal investigations for possible money laundering in las vegas and a possible violation of bribery laws, with the company's ventures overseas in china. adelson claimed that after he became heavily involved in
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2012 3:00pm PST
each morning. 24 hours. zero heartburn. satisfaction guaranteed or your money back. >>> president obama shows the personal side of the political debate in washington. the president took his campaign for a debt deal to virginia. we sat down with a middle class family that would be hit with a $4,000 tax hike if republicans refused to budge. >> i'm not going to sign any package that prevents it going up for top 2% but i do remain optimistic that we can get something done for family like this one and that is good for the american economy. >> it's no wonder the president is optimistic. all signs say republicans are getting ready to cave. "the washington post" reports that more and more gop lawmakers to back tax hikes for the rich. republicans are growing alarmed that they could be blamed if washington is unable to resolve the fiscal stalemate. even the president's most outspoken critics are saying, it's time to give in. >> if the bush tax cuts are repealed and everyone's taxes go up, i promise you republicans will be blamed for it. >> so are you saying, then, for pr purposes that they should
FOX Business
Dec 5, 2012 9:00pm EST
? >> it could. we still look at the federal obama's health care plan with the budget will cost money then look of the mandates tied with the federal money. i asked the president, is you have these federal funds coming down to the states and the strings are still attached it does not give us leeway for our different circumstance -- circumstances other states different constitutions, laws, differe nt styles of living and different needs for the budget. give us some flexibility. gerri: i hope you were more upbeat with the fiscal cliff that use sound like many people big concerns the people can get together and find common ground. it is meaningful to est. like yours. we appreciate your time. gerri: it is not just politicians and ceos. even baseball players take note to. there all top 2% and major league baseball stars just signed a five-year contract with the atlanta braves worth more than $75 million. the $3 billion signing bonus something major league baseball rarely does outside the draft but has to be paid by december 31st. and he is paid one day later he has to pay one vendor $20,000 in taxes
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2012 1:00am PST
, in this case, the same president obama who mr. adelson just spent so much money trying to defeat. mr. adelson's company denies any wrongdoing. and as a very rich man, mr. adelson stands to pay a whole, whole lot more in taxes now that mr. obama has won a second term. and mr. adelson says he intends to double his spending on conservative causes with a particular focus on anti-union measures in the states. labor unions played a big part in mr. adelson's conversion to democrat to republican kingmaker. he fought with members picketing outside his hotel in las vegas. he tried to fight them in court, until find the supreme court declined to take his case. in testimony for the nevada state ethics commission, future democratic congresswoman and unsuccessful candidate shelly berkeley said adelson had told her, "old democrats were with the union and he wanted to break the back of the union, subsequently he had to break the back of the democrats." that fight, the war with labor changed sheldon adelson from being just another social liberal on the sidelines of politics to sheldon adelson, contributor on
ABC
Dec 5, 2012 11:00pm EST
than drug dealing. >> president obama has declared a major disaster in d.c. after super storm sandy. this opens up federal money to help cover any emergency work and repairs from the powerful storm. the money will be used to invest in measures to protect against future disasters. more funds to open down the road depended on further damage assessment. >> coming up, an attempted steal thousands. police say someone tried to blow up an atm machine. >> starbucks can be expensive and not. we will tell you what the company wants you to spend $400 this holiday season. on one item. >> the showdown over the fiscal cliff. a new poll suggests president obama has the american people's support when it comes to taxing the wealthy. this poll shows nearly half of those surveyed once bush eras tax cuts to expire for those making more than $250,000 a year. the poll was taken last weekend. the questions did lean more to the men -- to the democratic party. eric cantor says republicans want to sit down with the president and talk specifics. president obama spoke with business executives, calling for a ba
NBC
Dec 6, 2012 6:00am EST
. over letting the government borrow more money by raising the debt limit. president obama is warning against another battle like last year. >> that is unacceptable. >> explaining republicans should not think they will get leverage on the debt ceiling discussion later by giving in to some democratic fiscal cliff demands now. >> that is a bad strategy for america and for businesses and it is not a game i will play. >> house leader say if the president does not agree with their plan, he should come back to the table. >> sit down with us and be serious about spending. >> if they continue to play politics, that will give you an answer about where we're going. >> they are planning for the worst, asking agencies to be ready for big cuts. >> this is acting responsibly because of the potential for this to happen. >> house members start a long weekend today. speaker boehner said he will be around to talk to the president. gop leaders will not adjourn for the holidays until some kind of fiscal cliff strategy is found. >> this negotiation is going so poorly. what happens if we go over the fisca
FOX News
Dec 5, 2012 8:00pm PST
. everything is on the table. >> that's an awful lot of money. let's face it. >> listen, obama done a lot of this, billy. he should have just said he wants to tax successful people. this whole rich thing has been wad bad it's a creepy thing he has done making people who do well to be bad guys. i know you don't have problems with him. you think he is a good guy. >> bill: no, no, no. i have a lot of problems with the class warfare business. you know that. >> it's creepy. he should say successful, he he shouldn't say rich. he is turning this into dr. shbago and i find it creepy by the president. >> bill: okay. talking about rich people, prince william and his wife kate middleton expecting a little royal person. do you care? are you following this? >> listen, that girl better hope that the kid doesn't have her father-in-law's ears or should should get hooked up to the epidural tomorrow. that is going to be the tough -- that's going to be a tough rafting trip there you know, billy, in england they come down the other side of the fallopian tube. i don't get the whole royalty thing. i watched be
FOX News
Dec 6, 2012 1:00am PST
in america? tell you what's going on. also, dennis miller having to deal with more of his money being taken away from him. d-man not happy about that and we hope you stay >> factor follow up segment tonight. again today some members of the obama administration met with members of congress to discuss the libyan chaos. this story just drip, drip, drip. but in egypt things are getting very intense. as thousands of protesters demonstrate against the muslim brotherhood trying to seize totalitarian powers in that country as we predicted they would. sadly many measures don't care about what happens over seas but author brad thor who writes contemporary thrillers believes there suspect more to the libyan situation than we know. there thor, the author of the book blacklist joins us now from chicago. what's your headline here, brad? >> well, my headline is next week it's going to be three months since the killing of ambassador stevens and we don't know any more now than we did three months ago. and that is not good for our republic. >> bill: do you see because you research your buicks fairly thorough
FOX Business
Dec 6, 2012 9:20am EST
:00, the obama administration keep on spending your money. $120 million for an electric battery research facility outside chicago. this from the san department of energy that brought you winners like solyndra. plus, a new obamacare rule has fast-food chain scrambling to comply. they have to put calorie counts on their menus, costing millions and millions of dollars. like domino's pizza. how can we do that? we have 303 million possible varieties of pizza. our thursday morning. those with the town of this year. charles, nicole petallides is there on the floor the new york stock exchange. the big board. 3 percent. that is the rate on 30 year fixed-rate mortgages. the dow is down 11. now this. apple, that is the stock of the day. i want to check it chemical, because i think it does come back, its $11 loss. >> reporter: at antelope. not too far off that unchains line. buying an apple back. not necessarily this morning. it looks like some people did that. stuart: down today, but not that much at this moment. i say this stock is down because people are selling to take that profit this year at a lower pr
FOX News
Dec 6, 2012 3:00pm PST
problem. government doesn't need to take more money out of the economy to give stoit incompetent politicians and bureaucrats. that won't make the middle class or anybody better off. look at obama's policies played out at the state level, greece, all over the world. there is no place they are working or have ever worked. but you can point to states where governor like scott walker or john kasich or rick scott are employing the conservative principles and they are attracting businesses and creating jobs. o'reilly did a great segment comparing texas and california. that is what i want to do with heritage, showcase successes we are having. to republicans concede we need more revenue in the context of not reforming entitlement or the tax code and the president wants a blank check to borrowone future, that is nuts. we should not negotiate with ourselves. stand our ground and we have a power majority in the house. the idea of the fiscal cliff -- >> bret: democrats say the argument was made in the election. won on their side. >> it didn't win in south carolina or the majority of the stat
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 4:30am PST
off. it's not fair. we work really hard for our money? >> but a source in the legislature says the state actually got more money when it sold the cars because of the work done on them. >>> president obama and house speaker john boehner have resumed informal talks. they spoke by phone yesterday raising some hopes that formal talks will resume on how to avoid the new year's day "fiscal cliff." across-the-board spending cuts and tax increases as we all know will kick in if a budget agreement isn't reached by the end of the month. the president also met with ceos of some of the nation's largest companies hoping to convince them of the need for higher tax rates at upper income levels. >> we're not insisting on rates just out of spite or out of any kind of partisan bickering but, rather, because we need to raise a certain amount of money. >> house majority leader eric cantor says more needs to be done about spending right now. >>> meanwhile, public policy polling conducted an unusual survey to test american knowledge about debt reduction policy. people were asked what they thought of
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2012 6:00am PST
by ten. money suburbs kerry won by one and obama by seven. let's break it down further. here are three boom town counties to tell you a little more about them in the swing states. you had wood county, ohio. loudoun county, virginia, hillsboro county, florida. bush won wood county by almost seven points. obama won. these are boom town counties. these are the counties obama completely flipped and won. he didn't win all of these around the country but in these battleground states he certainly did. let's take a look at the monied burbs bush narrowly won in '04. mccomb county, racine county, wisconsin. porter county, indiana. we'll look at here, obama won them all and he won them all sort of swinging it by upwards of 5, 7, 8. this one swinging by 11 points. last place to look, the older and the poorer rural sections, an area where romney did well overall but saw his margin slip. union county, iowa. bush won by seven. obama here. dauphin county, pennsylvania. juneau county, wisconsin. another very white area obama flips it by seven points. so why did we see this shift in the political middle
CNBC
Dec 6, 2012 1:00pm EST
today mitch mcconnell was on the senate floor continuing to hammer away at president obama. >> what the president's really interested in, as we learned just yesterday, is getting as much taxpayer money as he can first by raising taxes on small business that he believes are making too much money, and then on everybody else. >> it does feel like there is some negotiating going on behind the scenes here. we are told that president obama and speaker john boehner on the republican side of the capitol had a conference call yesterday about 20, 28 minutes in length. we don't know what was said. that's probably a good sign they are not leaking the contents of that call. that's a sign that there is some negotiation going on. something is happening behind the scenes but we just don't know what it is right now. back to you. >> eamon javers, thank you very much. >>> what can be done to break the stalemate in washington? representative jack kingston is a republican from georgia, member of the house appropriations committee. welcome, congressman. good to have you with us. >> thank you, tyler. >> w
FOX Business
Dec 6, 2012 5:00pm EST
exclusive. >>> plus "money"'s executive roundtable get the real pulse of businesses. speaking out against president obama hurt their bottom line? will higher taxes be as bad for businesses as some say? all that and everything in between from three top leaders. >>> yikes for yelp users. one woman post as scathing review of a business. now the owner is suing her for $750,000. does he have a case? he is here to make it. even when they say it's not it is always about money. melissa: first let's take a look at the day's market headlines of the congress doesn't open its mouth and stocks go up. are we listening politicians? better than expected jobless claims data and rebound in tech stocks helped lead the market higher. the dow gained 39 points hitting a new one-month high. >>> at&t customers listen up. your service may start sucking less. akamai technologies reached a deal to provide at&t's mobile network. it is expected to speed up delivery of digital content to customer's phones. akamai shares soared 10% on the news. >>> zynga bumped up because it is betting big on real life gambling. it fil
FOX Business
Dec 6, 2012 11:00am EST
of goodies from the federal government and our president barack obama incentivize that even more so, increased food stamps to record levels. why don't we take all of the money we spend on poverty, anti-poverty which is a misnomer, take all the money, collectively, and put it in a full and start spending that money on jobs, to work, ending people paychecks. cheryl: you are very well known for being someone that empowers the african-american community about starting businesses. what we are seeing not just in the national unemployment rate which is how 8% seems to be saying but also a lot of pressure on small business from the administration whether it is taxes, regulation, small business owners and particularly african-american donors are not growing their business. what would you say to the administration to incentivize small business owners in the community. >> close of the environmental protection agency. they have 6,000 regulations coming down the pike in the next few months that going to be taxing and assessing fees to small-businesses. obamacare will put a record number of busin
FOX Business
Dec 5, 2012 7:00pm EST
and all the money that goes with that. lou: that's a big gift. >> well, he did a big deal for obama. lou: right. >> secondly, he wanted obama to agree that he would back hillary if she runs for president in 2016, and that was a verbal commitment he believed he had from barack obama. shortly after the election, according, again, to my sources, clinton sent obama a list of five names from which he could choose the next chairman of the democratic national convention. lou: a list from clinton to the president? >> all his guys, or in some cases, his women. lou: do you know who's on the list? >> i don't know the names on the list, but the people on the list, i'm told, were completelyignored -- completely ignored, and clinton learned that none of his people were even vetted or given serious consideration. clinton then learned, as we all did, that barack obama had reid appointed, wasserman-s crarks hulz, his woman, his lady, to the chair of the democratic national committee. what did he do? clinton phoned the president wants to complain about this and speak to the white house. speak to the presi
WHUT
Dec 6, 2012 6:00pm EST
where the money is coming from from year to year. they need it line of sight. >> this is president obama's second term. what does that mean to you? >> he has the chance to leave a huge legacy. in his first term he got health care through. that was big. now he has a second term and a majority of the american people now saying to him, we care about climate change, we saw what it did with hurricane sandy, the warmest year on record ever. it is his chance to make a mark, and at this conference, and in 2015, that his legacy was not that he presided over the failures that were copenhagen and the coming film career in 2015, but this was a time when the united states stepped forward on climate change. they must, they are the second world's -- second biggest world polluter. >> kumi naidoo, what did you want to add? >> president obama needs to understand that his legacy will not only be about climate change. in action on climate change will also send a message about what kind of democracy the united states is. when we look at the united states today, from the outside, we see united states as the b
FOX News
Dec 5, 2012 4:00pm PST
very much. now we move on to your money and the financial peril our nation faces if washington lawmakers don't get it together soon. president obama saying now a deal to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff could be about a week away. there is just one catch. he says republicans have to accept the, quote: reality as he puts it that tax rates are going up for the richest americans. something g.o.p. leaders are calling a deal breaker. >> we're not insisting on rates just out of spite or out of any kind of partisan bickering. but rather because we need to raise a certain amount of revenue. we can probably solve this. it's not that tough. but we need that conceptual break through that says we need to do a balanced plan. >> we made a good faith offer to avert the fiscal crisis and that offer included significant spending cuts reforms and it included additional revenue. and frankly, it was a balanced approach mr. president has been asking for. now we need a response from the white house. >> they have 27 days to prevent automatic tax hikes and spending cuts from kicking in on new year's
FOX News
Dec 6, 2012 3:00am PST
the votes and now saying show us the money. detroit, the city asking president obama for a cash bail out. >> gretchen: little kids shocked to see one of their dreams come true. got to love it. he passed out, too. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ man ] ring ring... progresso this reduced sodium soup says it mahelp lower cholesterol, how does it work? you just he to eat it as part of your heart healthy diet. step 1. eat the soup. all those veggies and beans, that's what may help lower your cholesterol and -- well that's easy [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. >> g <> retchen: quick headlines. father of a missing little girl battling leukemia said she is safe and treated in mexico. doctors are worried she could get a deadly infection . coated aspirin may not be good for your heart. the drug takes longger to be absolved in the blood. unceeted aspirin may be a better choice. >> gretchen: back upstair to brian. >> brian: we didn't know about the story until the book came out. norad is tracking santa as he delivers prants since 1955. a new children's book shows how important the defense comm
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2012 2:00am PST
would be approved for president obama. and another path said that michelle obama would do well. right now she leads republican senator mark kirk of illinois 51-40%. >>> so a new congressional report shows wasteful spending of tax money that was intended for counter-terrorism purposes, some of the worst examples, the homeland security department paid for a hog catcher in texas. a fish tank and an underwater robot in a midwest city with no major rivers or lakes nearby. former republican senator allen simpson has a message, use the tools to sign up people for the can kicks back campaign to avoid the fiscal cliff and cut the national debt. the 81-year-old simpson went "gangnam style" to make his point. ♪ >> i have a bum knee. horse, horse. ride the horse. >> senator, thank you for that. and that's your morning dish of "scrambled politics." and now for a look at your national weather, let's turn to bill karins. he has your weather channel forecast. >> the best part is the underwater robot for a place that doesn't have water. >> maybe it's a pool. >> yes. >> and they need to inspect it. >
Current
Dec 5, 2012 11:00pm PST
, republicans like to spin a yarn that big business is no fan of president obama though to swallow that, you would have to believe that they don't like money either because they're raking it in like never before. that story is i think the number one thing that viewers like about the young turks is that we're honest. they can question whether i'm right, but i think that the audience gets that this guy, to the best of his ability, is trying to look out for us. >> jennifer: president obama took his fiscal cliff avoidance campaign to corporate executives today. those top leaders may be small in number but they're actually very extra large in influence and during his address the president's address to the business roundtable which is a bunch of ceos of the biggest corporations president obama had this message for republicans who were plotting to gain leverage over the fiscal cliff discussions by folding the debt ceiling into fiscal cliff talks. take a listen. >> obama: congress, in any way suggests that they're going to tie negotiations to debt ceilin
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